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2013-11-13 23:30:16

New periodical “International Sugar Journal” worked out by MarketLine has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 In the 2012/2013 сycle, the world’s sugar supply is in excess of consumption by approximately 10 million tonnes. This is attributed to favourable weather conditions in tandem with increased investments in cane, beet and milling production capacities during the past several seasons in response to soaring sugar prices. Since...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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